What’s hot at BriForum LondonDate: May 11, 2011
In this video, desktop virtualization experts Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth huddle at BriForum London to discuss what they’re amped up about, including technologies from XtremIO and Symantec.
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Windows 10 is coming, but there are still tons of questions. Get the answers you want to know about new features, security, applications and more.
With Windows Apportals, IT administrators can build custom environments -- which include specific applications and data -- for groups of users, which lets users skip the Start menu and get right to the tools they need.
Windows Apportals let you put the applications certain user groups need right in front of them, but you need some development knowledge and a Windows Developer License if you want to build them yourself.
SCVMM offers a wide variety of configuration options but some settings can be overlooked or are unknown because they don't appear directly in the management console.
Hyper-converged products have shown their value and the vendor competition is just starting to heat up.
Virtualization allows administrators to cut down on the number of servers needed, which helps reduce power consumption and save money.
OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.
Enterprises were on full display at the OpenStack Summit as vendors push the notion of it being production-ready despite outstanding challenges.
With its Compute Engine and other services, Google has joined the cloud elite. Here are five links to familiarize enterprises with Google's cloud.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
There are other considerations beyond the cost of an EVO:RAIL appliance when investigating the viability of this system for your data center.
The EVO:RAIL hyper-converged appliance that runs on VMware software has a few caveats potential customers should keep in mind.
With EVO:RAIL, VMware banks on customers who want one stop when they need help with their hyper-converged infrastructure appliance.